It is time for a new Pen Friend Exchange. This is where I personally select a pen friend for you based on your completed application. The application (see the menu bar at the top of this page to access the form) allows me to match you according to your preferences. This is not a perfect system, but I do try my best.
Directions: 1. Fill out application form (at the top of the page, menu bar) by cutting and pasting it into an email, 2. and then sent to me at : JALWSociety@gmail.com The deadline for applications is: Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
I will be monitoring my email box : JALWsociety@gmail.com and begin processing the applications. You might not get a response from me immediately, but I hope to start working on them this weekend. You will be notified of your pen friend after the May 31st. deadline. It usually takes me about 2-3 days to get it all worked out. :-)
I would ask that you only join the pen friend exchange if you truly will follow through on your commitment . This means that you will write your pen friend, and usually this involves several letters over the course of 2-3 months. It is very disappointing to those fulfilling their commitments when their partner does not respond in kind.
One final note. I want you to know that the Jane Austen Letter Writing Society's mission is to promote thoughtful, meaningful communication through the handwritten letter . Although I promote the elegant aspect of letter writing (I love vintage items connected to letter writing) , it is to by no means eliminate people who do not have access to stationery or other writing implements. The emphasis should always be on the content of the letter. So, if you possess the ability to write a good letter, you are more than welcome! And if you feel like you are a bit rusty with your letter writing skills, then still consider joining the society, to help improve your skills!
Any questions? Please leave your comments below or email me directly at JALWSociety@gmail.com.
I look forward to a new Pen Friend Exchange!